I’m back from a glorious weekend camping and of course one of the highlights of camping is the early morning brekkie. This time I fancied a change from the usual eggs (or veggie sausages). Granola can be quick and easily cooked in a small pan on the campfire or stove. I have a small one ring gas camping stove.
The beauty of the ingredients is that most come ready packed and none of them require being kept in a fridge or cool bag. I love finding all the individual sachets of stuff that you can use, the choice is endless – so it’s easy to mix up all your favourite sachets and have endless versions of this.
This recipe makes enough for one good size portion – I ate most of it for brekkie and then snacked on the rest during the course of the morning.
- 40g oats + a sprinkle of spice (I bagged up a mix of rye and jumbo oats and added a teaspoon of cinnamon – ginger or ground cardamom is good too)
- 1 sachet of nut butter (Pip & Nut is fab)
- 1 small individual pot of honey
- 1 sachet of nuts/seeds/dried fruit (endless choice here – or just make up your own)
- 1 teaspoon of coconut oil (I put some in a small pot but you can get sachets too)
In a small frying pan (or whatever pan you have) -melt the coconut oil over a gentle heat and then add the sachet of nut butter mix them well together. Add the oats & spice and cook for around 3 – 4 minutes, stirring all the time to coat the oats thoroughly.
It will start to go slightly brown and the spice and oats will start to give off a lovely smell, then you know it’s almost done.
Stir through your seeds/nuts/dried fruit and turn the heat off. Then stir through the honey.
Leave to cool to enable it all to clump together nicely.
Eat! Add it to yoghurt, milk, fresh fruit or just eat it on it’s own. It will keep (apparently) for a day or two in a sealed container.